Biosurveillance (Healthcare Data Management and Governance)
The supervisor of data services at Reid Hospital is responsible for all databases that are maintained in the facility. It has been determined there are new organizational needs in the area of biosurveillance. The medical director requests that the supervisor of data services investigate developing a registry or database to track cases of potential bioterrorism, communicable disease outbreaks, and other unusual diseases or symptoms.What resources should be available to the data services supervisor to help define the biosurveillance registry and how can existing registries be useful in determining data elements?What value would a biosurveillance registry provide? Explain your position.